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From the Writings of Nichiren Daishonin
Friday, March 14, 2014:

While I was there, however, you and your husband, the lay priest of Ko, being apprehensive of the eyes of others, brought me food in the middle of the night. Never fearing even punishment from the provincial officials, you are persons who were ready to sacrifice yourselves for me. Thus, though it was a harsh land, when I left, I felt as if the hair that had been shaved from my head were being tugged from behind and as if with each step I took I were being pulled back.

The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, page 596
Letter to the Lay Nun of Ko
Written to the Lay Nun of Ko on June 16, 1275

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